Traces the career of Babe Ruth from his days as a youngster in an orphanage to his last days as a manager. Includes such moments as the famous predicted home run and the promise to little Johnny. Written by
There Was Only One.
Motion Picture Rating
Rated PG for rude language, some sexual situations, and for a scene of pre-teen alcohol/tobacco consumption
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Did You Know?
Every ball park except Fenway Park was portrayed by Wrigley Field (Cubs fans can tell just by looking at how the grass is cut by 1st and 3rd base). See more
Two of the many goofs in the film are the fact that Babe Ruth never hit an infield Homerun as depicted. While he did promise a sick Johnny Sylvester that he would hit a homerun for him he did not meet him in the hospital and he only promised him one homerun, not two as the film depicts. See more
You are the best, you are the best there's ever been.
We All Miss You Ralph ["Ralph" = Ralph Marrero, who died before the film's release] See more
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Diga Diga Doo
Written by Dorothy Fields
and Jimmy McHugh
Performed by Orbert Davis
and the Speakeasys See more